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IKM Advocates has created a fertile training ground for its employees who wish to sow great things in the legal fraternity. Our firm as a result is synonymous for the top talent it attracts both locally and across borders. 

At IKM it is more than just about retaining the best people, our foundation is built on people who are passionate about what they do, are prepared to go that extra mile, and always work for the greater good in the best interest of their client. In return, our people are rewarded with exceptional career opportunities in a dynamic and inclusive work environment that drives home strong values to achieve our vision of becoming a leading law firm in Kenya.

Training opportunities

IKM Advocates provides a valuable training ground for law students with its distinctive position to act on local, regional and international legal matters.

The Nairobi-based law firm is a member of the DLA Piper network of leading independent law firms that work in association with each other both internationally and across Africa.

IKM is active in nearly 20 industry sectors and offers clients legal expertise in more than a dozen practice areas. The firm is a hive of activity and students are exposed to transactions at all levels. Year-on-year, students have the chance to add exciting entries to their portfolio.

IKM works in partnership with various tertiary education institutions in Kenya offering training and motivational events to law students. The primary objective of this collaboration is to assist universities produce high-quality graduates who can make a substantial difference in the law practice both locally and internationally.

IKM has structured programmes designed to provide insight into how a law firm operates while at the same time offering students practical work experience.


We are committed to developing and retaining the best talent in law and business support services. We offer career opportunities to our lawyers, pupils and business support professionals in a competitive and rewarding environment.

IKM Pupillage programme

IKM invites applications from qualified students who wish to be considered for admission to its pupillage programme. All applications must be submitted to "[email protected]".

Registry clerk supervisor

DLA Piper Africa, Kenya(IKM) is a leading commercial law firm that offers a full range of legal services. We offer our clients efficient services, aimed at finding practical and innovative legal solutions for their affairs. We are the DLA Piper Africa member firm in Kenya and have access to an international network of law firms all around the world. We are seeking to recruit a Registry Clerk Supervisor within our Administration department, to supervise dispatch roles and arrange for file and document movement within the firm, document archival and maintain the strong room.

Knowledge Management Associate

We are seeking to recruit a Knowledge Management Associate to manage and execute legal content projects, training and knowledge initiatives in keeping with the firm’s strategy. The position holder shall be charged with the responsibility of providing quality & updated knowledge material and making it easily available to lawyers.

IKM Pupillage programme

IKM invites applications from qualified students who wish to be considered for admission to its pupillage programme that shall run from May 2021 to January 2022. All applications must be submitted to "[email protected]".